The larvae of the painted lady butterfly - the thistle caterpillar - have been drawing a large amount of attention from anyone who has observed Canada thistle patches this spring.
Mr Hall said: ‘He was knocked to the ground and the caterpillar wheels went over him and completely mashed his leg.’
A Black-throated Green Warbler dropped into view, a tiny green caterpillar grasped in the vise of his slender bill.
The ants are duped by chemicals into accepting, nurturing, and protecting the butterfly caterpillar as one of their own.
Before the adult butterfly emerges from its caterpillar , it must crawl out of its skin about five times before changing into a pupa.
A caterpillar is the larva of a butterfly or moth (or, loosely, of various other insects) A grub is the larva of a beetle, but this term too is used loosely.
In the animal world look how a caterpillar passes into a form of sleep and a little later a butterfly is formed.
Remember when you saw an earthworm poke itself out of the ground and the caterpillar eating your mother's parsley.
How can I tell when diamondback moth caterpillars are damaging my cabbage?
For much of the year, most birds feed primarily on insects - everything from caterpillars to mosquitoes, aphids, and mites.